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Trump’s removal of HK’s special status hurts the US more than China

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

As China began drafting a controversial national security law for Hong Kong, President Trump reacted swiftly, declaring that he would remove the city’s special status [...]
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Coronavirus: which employers are among first batch to get subsidies? HK government reveals listed companies, small firms

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s government has revealed a list of 25,500 businesses in the first batch of employers subsidised under the coronavirus relief package, with a hospital group [...]
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The leader of HK is in the dark about the law that will change HK forever

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | QZ | 6:02 AM

Lately, the Hong Kong government has been throwing its full weight behind a national security law that Beijing is expected to impose on the city by fiat as early as next [...]
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HK stocks retreat as China speeds up security law, eyes on second wave of coronavirus pandemic

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong stocks fell as China took a step closer to implementing the controversial national security law in Hong Kong, while new cases of new coronavirus infections [...]
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HSBC debuts digital account sign-up process for small business customers

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

HSBC on Monday unveiled what it claims is the first completely digital account opening system in Hong Kong for small and medium-sized (SME) businesses as it looks to compete [...]
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HK records sixth coronavirus death: Cable TV

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A 72-year-old man died in Hong Kong from coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the death toll from COVID-19 in the city to six, local television Cable TV said. Hong Kong has avoided [...]
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Coronavirus: HK suffers sixth Covid-19 death, a 72-year-old man from Sha Tin cluster

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A 72-year-old suffering from Covid-19 died on Tuesday to become Hong Kong’s sixth fatality of the health crisis, and the second from an infection cluster in Sha Tin. [...]
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Credit Suisse sees HK stocks, Asian credit among top bargains this year

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Asian credit and Hong Kong stocks are among the best buys for investors this year, and the region is set to benefit from a falling US dollar, Credit Suisse said on Tuesday. [...]
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China-US hostility to benefit HK investors as stock benchmark is set to decouple from old economy

23-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The escalating tensions between Beijing and Washington are turning into a gift for Hong Kong stock traders, offering them easy access to the fastest growing part of [...]
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HK’s Cathay Pacific ready to pull plug on ‘many’ passenger flights now being used exclusively for cargo as air freight market weakens

23-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Cathay Pacific, the world’s fifth-largest air cargo carrier, is preparing to cancel “many” of the passenger flights it has repurposed to carry only freight, [...]
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Chinese professor banned from teaching over HK protest comments

23-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A university in central China has banned one of its professors from teaching after she expressed sympathies online for Hong Kong’s anti-government protesters and the [...]
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National security law: HK literary scene fears curbs on what can be written, published and sold in the city after legislation takes effect

23-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong writers, publishers and booksellers are anxious that the national security law being drawn up by Beijing for the city will have a chilling effect on their industry. [...]
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Father’s Day gift: tears of joy as HK families finally reunite after months separated by hospital visitor ban amid coronavirus

23-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

For more than four months, Chan Chun-ming counted the days until he could visit his hospital-bound wife again, only for fate to cruelly intervene at every turn. “The [...]
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National security law: human rights NGOs dreading impact of legislation in HK slammed for fearmongering

National security law: human rights NGOs dreading impact of legislation in HK slammed for fearmongering

23-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

International human rights groups are worried their days of operating freely in Hong Kong are numbered, now that Beijing is drawing up a national security law for the city. [...]
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New book pays homage to Cheng Yu-tung, HK tycoon who enjoyed helping friends, goldsmith apprentice who once upstaged Donald Trump

23-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Cheng Yu-tung left behind a $16 billion gold and property fortune when he passed away in September 2016, spending the last four of his 91 years bedridden after a brain [...]
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